Emily will say she’s from DC for the sake of convenience, but she’s actually a proud Marylander who graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in English Language. Inspired by her time studying in London, she packed her bags for NYC after graduation. Emily joined Team VFA in November 2016 and manages People Operations, HR, and event planning. She began her career fostering a love for making nonprofits run smoothly working in Development at Teach For America – New York.
Emily lives in Brooklyn, NY, where you can find her getting competitive at trivia nights, eating dumplings, or asking strangers if she can pet their dog.